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Monday, September 9, 2013

Sinbad


This is our camp we had when I hastily left at dusk as Sinbad seemed to be worse.

Along Hat Creek


It was the day after Labor Day and only one guy was there, in a tent at the other end of the small campground.  I wonder what thoughts went through his mind as he stood there by his campfire seeing me haul ass out of the camp at 8 pm.  I left my little pay stub for that night's camp fee behind on that post.  It could still be there. 

Sinbad is doing much better.  We had a couple more episodes with Saturday evening being the last...so far.  I feel so bad for him as he stands there on the counter dry heaving into the sink.  I talk to him saying it will be okay and gently pet him, then wipe his mouth off.  I feel he looks to me as if to make it all better and I am so helpless.  But then he is fine, jumps down off the counter and will lay down next to me in the chair or on the floor at my feet.
Sunday was a good day.

  

10 comments:

  1. Not much cats have traveled so much miles so well documented. Hope you can ad an new chapter to his travels.

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  2. The other camper must had thought you frigtenend him ha,ha. Hope Sinbad will keep well, indeed you must feel helpless to see him suffering. Give him a hug from me and a paw from Sofietje.

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  3. ..glad things are looking better for your Sinbad; hopefully he will keep picking up

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  4. I've had that feeling too, that they look to you for help and comfort. Be strong...hoping this passes soon!

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  5. Hopefully Sinbad will make a complete recovery fast.

    Felicia

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  6. I sure do hope Sinbad gets better soon.

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  7. Hi John... Wow it is such a helpless feeling, it makes me teary eyed!!

    Hope thing are better soon!!

    A few extra pats for Sinbad from me,and a hug for you!!

    Grace

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  8. As the owner of a tent, I suspect the camper watched you leave the camp at 8pm with a certain amount of envy. If I had my tent up at that time of night, the only reason it would be coming own would be if I had a real bed to go to.

    Glad Sinbad's feeling better.

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